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   Posted 8/13/2010 9:18 AM (GMT -6)   
How accurate would an EKG Be? What variables can affect the accuracy of an EKG?

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   Posted 8/15/2010 6:35 PM (GMT -6)   
It is important to remember that EKGs are not 100% accurate. Normal recordings can be obtained in patients with significant heart disease, or some "abnormalities" may exist in the presence of a normal heart. 
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   Posted 5/8/2011 9:40 AM (GMT -6)   
EKG's are fairly accurate in record the electrophysiology in the heart, but it has NOTHING to do with your structural or vascular health, although it can be a clue as to their health.
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